Celebrate National Ag Day March 21

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 21, 2017 marking the 44th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. This year’s theme is “Agriculture: Food For Life.” The Ag Day website highlights a number of special events on March 21, and […]

Joint C-AGG/NNWQT Workshop on GHG and Water Quality Trading Materials Now Available

On March 7, C-AGG and the National Network on Water Quality Trading (NNWQT) held a joint workshop on Quantifying Ecosystem Service Benefits on Working and Natural Lands. This workshop brought together members of the GHG and water quality trading communities to explore the characteristics, challenges, commonalities, and differences for measurement tools and techniques in the […]

C-AGG COMET Tools Workshop Summary Document Posted

On Monday, February 13, C-AGG hosted a workshop with CSU in Fort Collins, CO which provided information and updates on all the enhancements to the COMET-Farm and COMET-Planner tools since the March 2016 Sacramento workshop, including proposed or announced changes, the status of implementation and completion dates, and proposed/planned future changes. We recently posted presentations […]

See you in Sacramento? The final agenda is now available

C-AGG is pleased to be hosting our 2017 Sacramento, CA meeting from March 7-9. The theme of this meeting is California Agriculture: Leading the Way. As in past years, our meeting will focus on climate change mitigation progress in the state of CA, and specifically, voluntary incentive-based opportunities that will enable the agricultural sector to […]

C-AGG’s Debbie Reed Presents at ISU Soil Health Conference

C-AGG’s Executive Director Debbie Reed was an invited speaker at the Iowa State University (ISU) 2017 Soil Health Conference held in Ames, Iowa on February 16-17, 2017.  The theme of the second annual ISU Soil Health Conference was ‘Building Soil Health for Healthy Environment and Farm Profitability’. Reed’s invited presentation was titled Agriculture Industry’s Role […]

C-AGG and CSU COMET Tools Workshop Presentations Now Available

On Monday, February 13, C-AGG hosted a workshop with Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, CO. This workshop provided information and updates on all the enhancements to the COMET-Farm and COMET-Planner tools since the March 2016 Sacramento workshop, including proposed or announced changes, the status of implementation and completion dates, and proposed/planned future changes. […]

What Role Can Carbon Offsets from US Agriculture Play in Reducing GHG Emissions from Civil Aviation?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that global aviation accounts for 2 percent of global CO2 emissions produced by human activity; and approximately 1.3 percent of global emissions. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted in October 2013 an aspirational goal of carbon neutral growth in net CO2 emissions from international aviation beginning […]